Part of Interstate 384 West was closed for a significant amount of time due to multiple fires involving downed wires in Bolton, town officials said.
Firefighters said they were called to wires on fire on the I-384 on-ramp near the Bolton Post Office at about 3:40 p.m. Responding crews found wires and a downed tree on fire, as well as fire spreading up a hill leading to Bolton Notch State Park.
Eversource crews were called in to de-energize the wires. Fire officials then put out the three-acre fire, according to the Bolton Volunteer Fire Department.
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Multiple nearby fire departments were called in to assist. The fires have been put out, and the road has since reopened.
According to Eversource, about 30% of customers in town were without power. That number has since decreased, with power expected to be fully restored by 2 a.m.
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